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Amedeo Modigliani Auction Draws $157.2 Million for Reclining Nude

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Tuesday, 15 May 2018 ()

A 1917 painting by Amedeo Modigliani of a reclining naked woman drew $157.2 million Monday at Sotheby’s in New York.
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News video: Modigliani Nude Sells For $157M At Sotheby's

▶ Modigliani Nude Sells For $157M At Sotheby's 00:46

A nude portrait by Amedeo Modigliani sold for $157.2 million at Sotheby’s on Monday, achieving the 4th-highest price for any work of art at auction but failing to set a new record for the artist. Sotheby’s had estimated “Nu couché” to sell for in excess of $150 million, which made the 1917...

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